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May 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
center may not become the tallest building in the united states. why the developer says there could be a change of plans. >>> the race for the triple crown continues at the preakness. i'll have another is on the track today. >>> happy mother's day to all you moms out there. this is lynette with her mom. you guys look like sisters. >> i love that lady. happy mother's day, mommy. we'll talk about weekend details coming up >>> in today's tech bytes, microsoft is getting a new look. they are anyone elsing to challenge google by emphasizing social media like facebook and twitter. video game sales were off 42% last month compared to a year ago because fewer new games were released. and there are many android phone choices but the htc series is called the best on the market currently. >> the quality is just really great, really bright colors. second thing is the camera. really good, 8 megapixel camera. >> those are your tech bytes. wow. this is new. yep. i'm sending the dancing chicken to every store in the franchise to get the word out. that could work. or you could use every door direct
ABC
May 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
. it means a lot that i can remember the ones who have fallen for us to have the united states and for those who are still fighting to this day. it means a lot. also to respect my family. >> reporter: great. thanks for joining us and thank you for taking the time over the weekend. you spent five hours on saturday here setting up the flags with people in the young marines and think that's great. thanks again and this ceremony starts at 10 this morning. it's open to the public. so if you plan to be here, they will have a shuttle service and parking is available. so if you are looking for a ceremony to honor those, you are welcome to attend. again it starts at 10 this morning at due lanny valley memorial -- due -- dulaney valley memorial gardens. >>> this morning president obama will take part in a ceremony honoring fallen veterans. abc2 news ed payne has the story. >> reporter: the whistle and roar, memorial day weekend kicks off in the nation's capital. on sunday, the parents of missing serviceman led the rolling thunder ride in a model t. hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists drove from arl
ABC
May 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >>> in the court appeals that put bulls are dangerous -- a dangerous breed. humane society of the united states is seeking to overturn the ruling. they say maryland is the only state in the union regarding pit bulls as dangerous. and on the subject of pets and animals. joined by tina with the pet of the week for the maryland spca this is orville. >> yes. >> give me a background on this guy. he is frisky. >> he is a handsome boy. he is 2 years old. and he likes to cuddle and is very friendly. he is available for adoption at the maryland spca. >> two cats. cats are different than dogs. all animals have their personalities we know that. cats seem to be more distinctive than dogssome are aggressive and some passive. some make you earn their love and others could care less to have you are in the room. >> -- less if you are in the room. >> that's true as dogs and folks everyone has personalities as do the feline friends. but actually orville is just a very cuddly boy and very friendly and he has a brother who is also available for acomings at the maryland a -- adoption at the maryland spca his is wil
ABC
May 22, 2012 6:00am EDT
formed a task force back in 2007. more than 100,000 children in the united states are victims of child sex trafficking every single year. tina survivor of child sex trafficking founded courtney's house which basically helps children in our state in washington -- and washington, d.c. >> this affects every family. we think because we live in a wonderful area it does doesn't. but this affect all of us as parents because the commodity ischildren. >> experts say parents need to be comfortable talking with their children so they know they can come to you. but then as they get older she says don't be afraid to check their phones and computeers to see who else they have been talking to. better to be nosey than to be a parent of a victim of child sex trafficking. >>> the woman police say stabbed her 8-month-old daughter during a visit at the social services building has been indicted. she faces 8 charges including attempted murder, assault and reckless endangerment. witnesses say she used a knife to stability baby in the head and neck during a supervised visit. the next court appearance is july
ABC
May 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
one schools in the united states for four years in a row are going to continue to be number one. so we have to have this special session to make sure that happens. >>> well, folks are gearing up for the 178th annual books for kids day. the event is sponsored by the baltimore reads book bank and abc2 news education reporter sherrie johnson has details on how the kids can benefit from a great event. >> reporter: we are here at the baltimore reads book bank here. i mean, they have something for everyone. right now they are gearing up for the baltimore reads book event and this morning, i have lea here with the book bank. >> which will go back to the children, the schools and our classrooms and our libraries. >> reporter: how often do you come here to the book bank and get books for your kids and your students? >> i try to come every 30 days which is the limit but realistically probably here three or our times a year. >> reporter: this helps you? >> my library is filled with books from the baltimore reads book bank which were free and it really saves me a lot out of pockets extensions as a
ABC
May 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
person and videos will be the mayor factor in the growth. the united states is expected to generate the most traffic followed by china. >>> and zagat's restaurant reviews are now free online. the service is no longer charging for access to its site. the reviews will also show up on some parts of google which bought them last fall. >>> the ipad prototype just sold on ebay for more than $10,000. even though it doesn't really work that well and this working apple one computer mother board is expected to fetch as much as $180,000 next month. those are your tech bites, i'm paula faris, have a great day. >>> severe weather in north carolina look at this a tornado spawned by beryl left a devastating mark near beauford. no reports though of niagaras. >>> hurricane season officially starts tomorrow and right now experts are predicting four to ability atlantic hurricanes this year. and it's important to plan now for evacuations and power outages so if the hurricane comes you're not left in the dark. >>> fema has a list of things you need to know and have in your house and we have a link to th
ABC
May 29, 2012 6:00am EDT
. police were patrolling the area when they heard the gun shots. >>> state police are looking for an inmate who walked off. germane jeter was serving a sentence and due to be released next year. we walked out of the prerelease unit and hasn't been seen since he was on a wok release program and didn't show up for the job. >>> meeting will be held to discuss putting ads on fire trucks. it was brought up in april. fire houses are set to close and some say having sponsored trucks could keep the doors openments we will find out how many signatures will be needed. the marriage alliance scheduled a press conference of 3:00 in annapolis today. 57,000 cig chews are reqied and one third of the signatures are expected by the end of this month. mailed marriage alliance opposes lawmakers attempts to redefine marriage. >>> opens in 8 days, a preview tour held in the maryland life casino in arundel mills. media will get a look at the dining areas and entertainment sections. we will give you a sneak peek tonight on abc2 news. it opens june 6th. wednesday. it opens at 10:00 p.m. >>> cfnlg this morning, vet
ABC
May 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
are taking their state back and it is time for you and your democratic pals to leave and alleys. >>> pro-- and annapolis. >>> parents teachers and students will unite with the baltimore education co-- coalition to restore 22 hundredmillion doll dsh -- 2200 they are calling for the city council for the bottle tax to fund construction and they want the mayor to keep the commitment to double funding for after school programs. >>> a alert for parents especially if you have young children. >> the tiny button batteries found in everything from remote controls to watches, well, they could be injuring your kids. and linda so is here with the details on what this is is all about. what's the problem. >> reporter: yak the new report finds the number -- yeah, the new report find the number of er visits from those who swallowed the button batteries has increased. there were 66,000 battery related er visits by kids under 18 in the u.s. between 1990 and 2009. the coin sized batteries are found in household items like remote controls, watches and electronics. if swaledo -- swallowed they are burn a chil
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